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30. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec explains what prop 30 means for california taxpayers. good morning, anne. >>> reporter: this is probably the headliner in state politics, proposition 30. it was called very early this morning that prop 30 did pass. in the end, 54% of californians voted to raise their own taxes. but almost 4.5 million voters said yes to prop 30. the nos 46% of the vote, less than 4 million people voted no on prop. people who earn more than $250,000 a year will pay higher taxes for seven years and that tax increase will be retroactive to the beginning of this year. now, all of us will be paying more sales tax a quarter cent for four years. that boils down to paying about a penny more for every $4 you spend. now, funding for schools was the deciding factor for a lot of voters here. governor brown had threatened to cut $6 billion from schools and colleges if prop 30 didn't pass. in fact, this year's budget assumes that prop 30 would pass. the additional money that's about to come in will help balance the state budget through 2019. >> well, here we have. we have the vote
on california streets and highways over the holiday weekend. that's 10 more than a year ago. the chp investigated the deaths of 21 people in cars from wednesday night to last night. 13 of those 21 were not wearing isn'ts. here in the bay area, 6 people were killed in 5 different accidents and there were 224dui arrests. >>> more than a dozen people were hospitalized from carbon monoxide exposure on sunday but officials aren't sure where it came from. it happened at a home in bernal heights. fire crews called to the home around . most suffered minor exposure. they were treated at a hospital and later released. crews from pg&e and the department of public health were called in to help investigate. >> when we arrived, we checked the residents with our air monitors and we found no sign of carbon monoxide. however, we checked the residents and they had showed signs of carbon monoxide on them. >>> pg&e checked the house and could not find the source of the carbon monoxide. >>> parishioners of the one of the oldest african-american churches say they want a new leader. john hunter was appoint
.com/weather. >>> it's not the weather that kept planes grounded in southern california. it's the lights. a number of flights scheduled to depart from burbank bob hope airport were canceled after a mechanical failure knocked out the lighting system on one of the runways. arriving planes were forced to use a different runway but there were still some delays on flights from the bay area to burbank. >> frustrating because i think the lights were out before we actually boarded the plane. and they didn't tell us. they thought they were going to be able to get over there, fix it and they would be done. >> we just checked with the airport and they are still trying to get the lights working. it's up to the individual airlines to decide if they want to use the airport. >>> 5:07. a 13-year-old girl in mountain view recovering from a sexual assault. police say two teens and an adult male are under arrest and found the girl drunk near castro elementary school wednesday night. there was some bruising on her back. according to the police, the suspects were drinking with the victim at someone's home before that
night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news for commuters still having trouble just finding gasoline for their cars and their generators. power slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so a number of runners actually spent time helping the victims of sandy. >> these are marathoners, not even neighbors, probably not staten islanders. look what they're doing, great. >> people of staten island come out to cheer us on every year. so it's the at least i can do is help them out. >> sadly, the weather forecast is not good for thousands of people who have lost everything. there's another storm a nor'easter on its way with freezing temperatures for much of the northeast. >>> people in new jersey are in long lines this morning to get on public transit. gas rationing is in effect in parts of the state. the federal govern
is under way in two northern california cities. the california highway patrol is providing extra officers to oakland and stockton. chp officers will be in oakland two days a week at no cost to the city. help from the chp will allow the city's police department to increase patrols in high crime areas. >> the program is set to run for at least the next three months. >>> residence in fairfield are helping police search for a couple accused of stealing mail. one man set up a surveillance camera and put the red flag up on his mailbox. the video shows an altima pulling up in broad daylight and a woman gets out and grabbed the mail. one victim said she had a check stolen which was copied and turned into fake payments. >>> a new timeline out from the u.s. officials about just how long it took for help to arrive at that u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. intelligence officials say cia officers went to the aid of state department staff in benghazi less than 25 minutes after the first call came in for help. timeline appears to be an effort to rebut a fox news report that claims the cia told its pers
in the powerball drawing. california state officials say by adding powerball sales would add an additional 90 to $120 million in revenue. it cost $2 to play the game and the jackpot goes up as you can see -- >> you have friends where? >> back in new england and new hampshire i had a buddy buy 10 for me $20, i won $3. i'm a winner. [ laughter ] >>> 6:10. it's a cheap way to travel in style. >> it's all about us trying to make bus travel sexy again. >> a new express bus expand to the bay area. where you can travel for a dollar. >> and "sports illustrated" called them underdogs. but the record speaks for itself. why this bay area football team is getting national attention when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, able to get from the bay aro los angeles.. for less thane price of a pack of gum. >>> you will soon be able to get from the bay area to los angeles for less than the price of a pack of gum. a new express bus service is rolling into the bay area. it's called megabus. all tickets will be a dollar at first. otherwise, most seats range from $5 to $9. not too bad. the double-decker buse
. we'll tell how. >> big changes to the amgen tour of california. which bay area cities will get to see some of the world's top riders. >> and time for today's snow report! that's right. it's back. heading to the high country, be very careful. heavy snow expected throughout the weekend. snow levels 5,000 to 6,000 feet now. that could lower as we head throughout the weekend. ,,,,,,,,,, ,, [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. the first time next year. cyclists will line up at the san diego co >>> the amgen tour of california kicks off in southern california for the first t
already associated with that along the northern california coastline. temperatures chilly. you have winds blowing and cool numbers. upper 40s into the north bay valleys, 50s elsewhere. i think by the afternoon what a change from just earlier this week. these temperatures again will be dropping off. we had some 60s and low 70s yesterday. today we struggled to get into the low 60s. so about 13 degrees cooler even in livermore by this afternoon. we'll have more on your weather coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you. outside things are getting busy through the dublin interchange area. headlights that you see there, that's westbound 580 traffic and we just checked the drive times, 14 minutes now between the altamont pass and pleasanton. word from bart of major delays. this is at the south san francisco station. there are some equipment problems on the tracks so it's in all directions from the south san francisco stop. right now it seems like traffic or bart trains heading into the city if that's where you're heading this morning, those are on time. ace train number one n
in california. three suspects have been arrested and more arrests are expected. officers say the dmt being processed could have sold for tens of thousands of dollars. >>> in his first address since election takes into president obama will urge lawmakers to work together to prevent the you havees from falling off the "fiscal cliff." the speech will begin in a few hours. if congressional democrats and republicans don't reach a budget deal by year's end, bush- era tax cuts will expire and deep across the board spending cuts will kick in. for now, vice president joe biden and many others in washington are expressing confidence that can be avoided. >> we're not going over the cliff. we're determined not t go over the cliff. >> the cbo says it would send the unemployment rate above 9% next year. >>> new york police are enforcing new rules at gas stations this morning. it's a new fuel rationing plan designed to let people fill up their cars every other day depending on the last number on their license plates. new york mayor michael bloomberg says the move will ease the fuel crunch as shortages ar
being completed. that will be great. >> yeah. >>> california starts to auction off greenhouse gas pollution permits today, the first step in the new cap and trade program part of the global warming law from 2006 to cut state emission of gases. the california chamber of congress has filed suit to stop the auction. >>> coming up a wild crash on tape. a car flies out of nowhere into traffic. the surprising details about the person behind the wheel. >> wow. >> and taking back thanksgiving. how one frustrated target employee is fighting back against the store's holiday hours. ,,,,,, [ knock on door ] cool. you found it. wow. nice place. yeah. [ chuckles ] the family thinks i'm out shipping these. smooth move. you used priority mail flat rate boxes. if it fits, it ships for a low, flat rate. paid for postage online and arranged a free pickup. and i'm gonna track them online, too. nice. between those boxes and this place, i'm totally staying sane this year. do i smell snickerdoodles? maybe. [ timer dings ] got to go. priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. plane in
for rain, fairly quiet but in far northern california it's moving in associated with the low that's starting to slide down the coastline bringing with it a chance of rain. partly cloudy skies outside right now. it's a little chilly and the winds continuing to whip around so watch out for debris on the roads. temperatures mainly in the 40s and 50s. it looks like toward the afternoon we had some highs yesterday in the 60s and 70s. today we'll be lucky to get in the low 60s in parts of the bay area. so yeah, it is going to be cool and it will possibly be a little bit wet at times too. maybe a couple of snowflakes over the mountaintops. that's the latest from here. let's send it back to traffic with elizabeth. >> we are starting to heat up on the roads including in the south bay. look at our live camera now quite a bit different than just a half hour ago. northbound 101 this is near the trimble exit where we have our photographer standing by this morning showing you those brake lights in the commute direction. we had a fender-bender and stall on the incline. metering lights on extra e
dmt lab found in california. three suspects were arrested and more arrests are expected. officers say the dmt being processed could have sold for tens of thousands of dollars. >>> in his first address since his re-election president obama will urge lawmakers to work together and prevent that so- called "fiscal cliff." mr. obama set to deliver a speech later this morning. if congressional democrats and the republicans don't reach a budget deal by year's end the bush-era tax cuts will expire and deep across-the-board cuts will kick in. vice president joe biden and others in washington are expressing confidence it can be avoided. >> we're not going over the cliff. we're determined not to go over the cliff. i think better heads will prevail. >> let's hope so. the congressional budget office predicts the "fiscal cliff" would send the unemployment rate skyrocketing above 9% next year. >>> time now is 5:11. forget black friday. which retailers want to get you in the door on thanksgiving. >> plus, creepy or totally natural? the breast-feeding babydol that has some parents outraged. coming up.
a wanted gang leader in cuffs. >> and greek life on hold in one of california's big party schools. the drastic response to a student's death here in northern california. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> >> the guy said zoom! >> public to prowling. ed cease-fire broken. >> israel is ready to take whatever action is necessary to defend our people. >> as conflict spills on the streets of the bay area. >> palestine will be free! >> if you want an honest investigation of this tragedy, we will join you. >> former cia director david petraeus heads to capitol hill. >> we'll continue to work to et get answers. >> a notorious violent criminal taken down at a bay area steakhouse. >> this guy had no idea what kind of price he would be paying when he came here for dinner. >> the bakery giant behind twinkies and wonder bread gave striking workers an ultimatum. >> this will affect 18,000 employees. >> from across the bay -- >> this is going to slowly work its way toward the bay area throughout the day today. >> -- to around the world. >> eight to ten seconds later the train blew through the end of t
in california a high end bulk wine business. you can buy wine from some of the best wine rice. and why guys sell wine depends. some sell because hey i got ek sees or a component that fit into this. i buy it. i bottle it and ship it. low overhead company. i can usually chop the price in half. >> you've been called the robin hood of wine. do you like that title? >> that suggests i'm stealing from the rich. that's not the way it really runs. guys love to sell wine to me. i provide a service and make the business more efficient. sure you can call me the robin hood of wine and we do give people fantastic value. so from that perspective -- >> you're okay with the purists or they are okay with you? >> yeah. absolutely. guys value what we do. like i said we add a service, and if you've got, you know, you've got a high end brand you're selling wine for $100 a bottle and you got excess wine and want to maintain your price point you can't shove 5,000 more cases of that into the market it doesn't work. what you do you'll declassify it and sell it off to a guy like me. >> i'm not sure t
and get to my gate. >> reporter: yesterday was rough for flyers. 81 flights within california were canceled because of weather and travelers actually had to be rerouted. but to ease a little frustration we have tips for savvy travelers this morning. one, check your own bags. some airlines will let you tag your own bag and skip that extra line. tip 2, tsa has a precheck program. if you sign up for this, you can pass through a separate security line saving extra time. and three, there are new smartphone appears that keep track of how long you'll spend in the security lines so you can plan ahead. we want to make note that basically, the amount of traffic isn't just something we're seeing here but we're also seeing down in san jose. you're taking a live look now at san jose airport. and they are expected to see an uptick in travelers also about 2% more than last year. and today is expected to be their busiest day. so really the key is to plan ahead. i spoke with airport representative on the phone a few moments ago who can't stress enough that they want people to show up ahead of time
of the california state university system is taking a pay cut to boost the budget. trustees grand timothy white's request -- granted timothy white's request for his state pay to be cut 10%. he will make $380,000 about $40,000 less than what he was supposed to get. white takes over at the end of the year. >>> members of a marching band in the south bay are about to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience. they are getting the chance to perform in front of millions and they are sharing the spotlight with another band halfway around the world. valley christian high school is this week's "cool school." >>> reporter: it's quiet in the hills of san jose. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: but do through the doors of valley christian high school and there's a whole lot of noise. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: the marching band is hard at work practicing for their next gig. >> we rehearse a lot, and these students are very, very dedicated to the program and more importantly they are dedicated to each other. >> reporter: and their dedication has paid off. they were selected to perform in the tournament of roses parade
flights within california yesterday were canceled and those travelers were moved around because of weather so these are tips to keep in mind. we have some holiday tricks as you get ready to travel here if you are flying out of sfo or any airport in the bay area. one, check your own bags. some airlines will actually let you skip the baggage counter and tag your bag yourself. two, precheck with tsa. they have a new program, if you sign up you can pass through a separate security line. three, there are new smartphone apps that keep track of security lines so you will know how much time to expect to spend in those lines. we want to make note again in addition to this being the busiest travel day of the year, the huffington post listed sfo as one of the most actually frustrating airports to go to, orbitz saying one of the busiest hub on thanksgiving. live in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> new this morning a man has been found dead after he went missing while looking for his cat overnight. divers located him and recovered the man's body this morning. he apparently drowned in about 30 f
their jobs including those from several plants in northern california. >>> a 14-year-old boy is charged with a violent kidnapping and assault in vallejo. the 65-year-old victim was taken at gunpoint from a shopping area last night. she was assaulted and bound and left unconscious in a ditch. police say the suspect tried to get ransom money from the victim's family. >>> birthday dinner in san francisco led to the arrest of a man wanted for violent crimes in oakland. an off-duty oakland police officer was in a steakhouse on van ness when he saw the suspected gang leader walk in. the officer called oakland police, and they worked with san francisco police to arrest the man as he left the restaurant. traffic and weather coming up. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. the backup at the bay bridge, after several fender-benders and the ripple effect it's had on the commute throughout the east bay, it's still really jammed up this morning if you are heading through the pay gates to the bay bridge down the eastshore freeway. 66 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. this is what it's doing to th
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